March 4, 2014

Obama to Israel: Time Is Running Out

Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House tomorrow, President Barack Obama will tell him that his country could face a bleak future -- one of international isolation and demographic disaster -- if he refuses to endorse a U.S.-drafted framework agreement for peace with the Palestinians. Obama will warn Netanyahu that time is running out for Israel as a Jewish-majority democracy. And the president will make the case that Netanyahu, alone among Israelis, has the strength and political credibility to lead his people away from the precipice.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, Middle East, Palestine, Palestinians

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